|KraftiM - FraxurY [mt020] - KraftiM|
FraxurY is KraftiM's third full album release on Musictrade. The entire album is built on wave material from the Swedish electronic musician and sound engineer Frags. The structural skeleton for the album comes from the holy Dutch hexagram of Earth, Man, Fire, Water, Air and Beer, and the scandinavian origin of the waves gave the impulse for the short track titles. Musically Fraxury is a story of how the mentioned six elements influence our daily perception...
Keywords: electronic; experimental electronica; ambient
|Softspace - Starry Nights [mt023] - Softspace|
Starry Nights is the sixth Musictrade album from the English synthesizer and electronica wizard Softspace. As an artist on top of his creative form, he is once again taking us to new musical zones and territories, to new exciting worlds of sound, vision and emotion.
Keywords: electronic; experimental electronica; synthesizer
|Softspace - Mahler's Cat [mt009]|
This is the second Musictrade album release from English electronica artist Softspace, following his Experiments at the Edge of Time [MT007, March 2006]. Where the debute album was built mostly on fairly light and uncomplicated synth material, this new album is definitely more experimental and ambivalent in nature. Synth-based material is still prominent but now it is intimately combined with field recording / foundsound material in the form of 'documentary soundscapes' and radiophonic style con...
Keywords: electronica; experimental electronica; synth electronica; field recordings; found sounds; radiophonic sounds
Downloads: 8,555 (1 review)
|Softspace - Experiments at the Edge of Time [mt007]|
Softspace, an electronica artist from England, debuted on Musictrade in November 2005 on the Requiems for a Submerged City compilation (MT005). This is his first full length release on the label, presenting his beautiful and rich synth soundscapes in the form of 11 new songs. Softspace has been playing synths for almost 3 decades. His early influences were artists like Wendy Carlos, Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk; lately he has enjoyed ambient/electronica artists like Biosphere and Tetsu Inoue...
Keywords: electronica; experimental electronica; ambient; space ambient; minimal; synth electronica
Downloads: 19,052 (1 review)
|Softspace - Synaptic Activity [mt017] - Softspace|
On his fifth album the English experimental electronica wizard Softspace takes us to new exciting journeys into microcosms of bioelectric fields, pulsating neural synapses and other similarly strange environments. Numerous friends of experimental music around the world have already found his talent and imagination and know what to expect: fantastically rich layered synth sounds and sonic imageries, surprising turns and twists in the songs, beauty and peace within strangest chaos...
Keywords: electronic, experimental electronica
|Softspace - Evening Shadows [mt014] - Softspace|
Here comes the fourth Musictrade release from Softspace, the talented Gravesend-based electronica artist with a sense of aural beauty and a taste for the experimental. These are calm but richly layered works with a space-like quality and a touch of meditation. So if you are looking for a relaxing, visually inspiring musical journey into the inner/outer space, this music is yours to enjoy. NOTE: a special audiophile version (24 bit/44.1 kHz lossless FLAC packing, 760 MB download) of this album is...
Keywords: Musictrade; electronic; experimental electronica
|KraftiM - Jamatrix [mt016] - KraftiM|
Jamatrix is the second full album release on Musictrade from the Dutch experimental electronica artist and sound architect KraftiM. The Jamatrix project was based on samples collected from five artists who all are releasing their music on the French Jamendo website. From each source track six samples were distilled and subjected to a thorough processing treatment, resulting in a matrix where each of the six KraftiM tracks uses material from five selected samples, one from each of the contributin...
Keywords: electronic, experimental electronica, sampling, matrix
|VA - Sola Muusika 2005 Musictrade Showcase [mt001] - VA|
Ambient/electronica from Sola Muusika event in Tallinn, Estonia, February 25, 2005. Featuring Musictrade artists Doc (Finland), Unknown Forces (Scotland), Electroteque (Australia) and Solaris (Estonia). Musictrade release MT001, released June 11, 2005.
Keywords: Ambient; Electronic Music; dark ambient; Electronica
|Softspace - Room With A View [mt012] - Musictrade|
Welcome again to the imaginative and intriquing soundworld of Softspace, the experimental electronica artist from Gravesend, England. This is the third full album from Softspace, and to give an idea of these audio journeys, imagine Paris in 1890's, looked through a reflection from a cracked mirror. Soft synths mixing into cyclic sound collages built from speech samples and other found sounds, with occasional rhythmic backgrounds, forming strange but beautiful impressionistic paintings of sound -...
Keywords: electronic, experimental electronica, ambient, found sounds, radiophony
|VA - Requiems for a Submerged City [mt005] - Musictrade|
An electronic tribute to the City of New Orleans and its people - to those who survived Katrina and to those who didn't. These are versatile, interesting and experimental electronic works including plenty of foundsound and field recording material related to New Orleans and its 2005 flood disaster. 01 - Doc - This Is It Doc opens his track and the album with an upbeat intro carrying some of the emotionally most charged moments from New Orleans Katrina/flood media reporting...
Keywords: Found Sounds; Field Recordings; Experimental,Electronic; Ambient; Electronica; Electronic; Experimental electronica
Downloads: 13,019 (3 reviews)
|Doc - Nein Absolut Nicht [mt006]|
Built on the soundworld from a single episode of the German police tv series 'Der Alte', energized by retro disco, funk and reggae beats and spiced up with intriquing speech synthesizer and field recording material, this is a joyful, genre-transcending album that will lure you both to dance and to listen. Track listing: 01 Nein Absolut Nicht 3:51 02 Etwas Funky 3:40 03 Nymphenburg Dub 4:18 04 Hey Papa 3:12 05 Karussell 3:42 06 Bruno 3:11 07 Mein Mann 3:45 08 Hauptkommissar Dub 4:01 09 Komisch 1:...
Keywords: electronica; experimental electronica; found sounds; field recordings; disco; retro disco; dance
Downloads: 21,021 (2 reviews)
|KraftiM - etSitara [mt013] - KraftiM|
Here comes the first full length Musictrade release from the Dutch experimental electronica artist and sound architect KraftiM. Modern western electronic sounds meet the serenity eastern instrumentalism on this album - think of a raga in a spaceship. From his first released tracks KraftiM has had a unique sound and a unique emotional atmosphere to his works, and this album is no exception. KraftiM is a musical travel agency specialized in surprise destinations...
Keywords: electronic; experimental electronica; sitar; violin; east and west
|Doc feat. Lena Selyanina - Distant Transmissions - Ambient Reflections on Bach [mt002] - Doc|
Three electro-ambient reflections on J.S. Bach's music. The music on this album is deep, beatless ambient, ranging from dark to bright in tones. Its general atmosphere is relaxed, making it suitable background music for relaxation and meditation, while its delicate ambient structures and rich tonal layers lend themselves easily to deep listening, audio voyages and creative visualization. Musictrade release MT002, released July 26, 2005.
Keywords: classical experimental; Electronica; Dark Meditative; dark ambient; ambient
Downloads: 10,125 (1 review)
|Doc & Lena Selyanina - Noble, Sentimental & Ambient Waltzes [mt008]|
Friends of dark meditative ambient are in for another treat with this new co-creation from the Finnish ambient producer Doc and the Russian pianist Lena Selyanina. This album was inspired by Maurice Ravel's waltzes for the piano, and Lena's soulful and introspective piano takes quite naturally a prominent role on this material. As on their earlier releases (MT002 & MT004), the fundamental soundworld and atmosphere is that of deep, beatless, meditative ambient...
Keywords: ambient; meditative; dark ambient; meditative ambient; psychological ambient; electronica; experimental electronica; neoclassical; avantgarde; cinematic; soundscape; ravel; piano; waltz; ambient waltz
Downloads: 10,016 (3 reviews)